The Elizabeth Blanket Crochet Pattern is named after the stitch used and is one of my favorite stitches. This pretty pattern is so easy to make and works up very quickly. I used Bernat Velvet yarn for this sample, but any bulky weight yarn would work great!
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Elizabeth Blanket Crochet Pattern
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2 skeins Bernat Velvet in White for S, 3 skeins for M or L
K/6.5 mm hook
Pattern Notes & Stitches to Know
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
MB – mini bean – insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops on hook, ch 1
· written in US terms
· ch 1 does not count as sc or MB
· To adjust the size, starting ch can be any odd number
Approx Finished Size:
Stroller Blanket: 30″ x 30″
Crib Blanket: 40″ x 40″
Throw: 50″ x 50″
The pattern is written in these sizes consecutively.
Watch How to Crochet the Elizabeth Stitch Video Tutorial HERE
ELIZABETH BLANKET CROCHET PATTERN
ch 85, 113, 141
Row 1: MB in 3rd ch from the hook, *skip 1 stitch, MB in the next* repeat from * to * across ((42, 56, 70) MB)
Row 2: ch 1, turn, work a MB in each MB from previous row (you’ll see a gap along the side of the MB, insert hook here and work the stitch) ((42, 56, 70) MB)
Row 3 – 72, 95 118: repeat row 2 ((42, 56, 70) MB)
Do not fasten off.
Round 1: ch 1, sc evenly along the side of the square, working 1 sc in the side of each row to the corner, 3 sc in corner, sc in each stitch across to next corner, 3 sc in corner, sc along the side of the square, working 1 sc in the side of each row to the corner, 3 sc in corner, sc in each stitch to last, 2 sc in last stitch, join to first sc
Round 2: ch 1, *sc in each stitch across to corner, 3 sc in corner* repeat from * to * around, join to first sc with sl st
Fasten off. Weave in the ends.